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Forum addresses Middle East peace

Is peace in the Middle East an oxymoron or a real possibility...evening during the first of a two-day Middle East forum hosted by the Juneau World Affairs...Council. The council assembled various Middle East experts to provide lectures Monday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110309/loc_512071229.shtml
Defense budget stabilizes Alaska forces

...includes F-22 Raptors in the Middle East as well as E-3 AWACs aircraft. U.S. Army units are also in the Middle East.One item of interest from the...training this year with U.S. Middle East commitments winding down. That...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-27/defense-budget-stabilizes-alaska-forces
State
Experts debate Syria's role in Middle East relations

...serious problems facing the region, Middle East political professor Farideh Farhi...pointing was evident in more than one Middle East panel at the council's forum...is a lot worse in terms of the Middle East than it was 10 years ago." Farhi...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110409/loc_512439021.shtml
High school diplomacy: How Muslim exchange students are changing views

...connections." While the focus of the series is mainly geographically the Pacific Rim and the students hail from the Middle East, Professor Robin Walz pointed out that 44 percent of the world's Muslim population lives in Asia and immigration...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-01-26/high-school-diplomacy-how-muslim-ex
Neighbors
History Notes concerning Orthodox Christianity and the Alaska Church

...Orthodox Christian Faith, which traces directly to Jesus Christ and His Apostles, began historically in the ancient Middle East with entire nations accepting Christianity in the first eight centuries A. D., among them Greece, Cyprus, Palestine...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-16/history-notes-concerning-orthodox-c
Neighbors
Egypt: Strong explosion rocks police station

...government accused the Muslim Brotherhood of orchestrating the attack, branding it a "terrorist organization."The Middle East News Agency quoted Cabinet spokesman Sherif Shawki as saying that the Muslim Brotherhood showed its "ugly face as a...

http://juneauempire.com/maggie-michael/2013-12-27/egypt-strong-explosion-rocks-p
Letter to the Editor: Achieve nuke-free world through peaceful means

...produced the interim agreement hoped for, diplomacy must continue. Also, the long-range goals of a nuclear-free Middle East, and a world free of nuclear weapons achieved through peaceful means, should never be abandoned.I urge Senators...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2013-11-13/letter-editor-achieve-nuke-free-world
Letters
Analysis: Kerry gets credit for moving ball on thorny foreign policy issues

...Washington correspondent for the Middle East-focused Al-Monitor.com...S. is adapting policy toward a Middle East that's in flux after a tumultuous...now being explored for Syria, Middle East peace and Iran, analysts said...

http://juneauempire.com/hannah-allam/2013-11-21/analysis-kerry-gets-credit-movin
American oil companies call for end to export ban

...system "out of whack," Yergin says.In the U.S., refiners expected to import more crude from Venezuela and the Middle East, a relatively thick oil that is high in sulfur and known as heavy, sour crude. Many refineries abroad can more easily...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-08/american-oil-companies-call-end-export-
State
Alaska's need to be front and center in national energy production

...should be justifiably proud of its significant achievement of producing more energy at home than we import from the Middle East and other countries. Alaskans will be even more proud when we make a more significant contribution to U.S. energy...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-11/alaskas-need-be-front-and-center-nati
Opinion

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